Romero co-produced and presented several stories for the television magazine Puerto abierto, broadcast by Hamburg’s community television Tide between 2005 and 2006. Created and produced by journalists Nancy Bravo and Nils Günter, the program explored the confluence points of Germans and Latin Americans in this harbor city, often described as Germany’s “door to the world”.
Latin America and the Caribbean on German screens
The Hamburg International Queer Film Festival includes everything, from feature length feel-good movies and documentaries to politically courageous productions and rarely-seen experimental projects in many languages, including the native tongues of Federico García Lorca and Fernando Pessoa. Romero interviewed the organizers of Germany's largest and longest-running lgbtiq film festival.
The nine and half weeks of “Latinoamérica hoy”
« With Latinoamérica hoy, a newspaper that reported on contemporary events in Latin America like no other before it arrived in the German newsstands. Alas, one decade too late! The gap it was seeking to bridge had already been covered by the Internet when it went to press in 2005. A project of this nature could not be long-term. Requiem for a stillborn. »
Cervantes in Goethe’s turf
« “My dissatisfaction with just how badly the Spanish language is treated in Germany was what prompted me to found a magazine”, explains Cuban journalist Ricardo Rico, editor of Latin.am, the only completely bi-lingual magazine of its kind on the German market. The publication is predominantly read by German lovers of the Castilian language. »